I Think The Word Is “Tailwind”

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Today in fun word choice, from Politico: “Few political observers or elected officials doubt that an energized GOP has a headwind at its back.”

Perhaps not using “tailwind” was intentional: The GOP boldly striding into the future butt first? Facing a fierce headwind, the GOP simply turned around and pretended the wind was at its back? The interpretational possibilities are endless.

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